The rules would require social media platforms operating in Singapore to implement community standards and content moderation processes to shield users from harmful content. Photo: Reuters
The rules would require social media platforms operating in Singapore to implement community standards and content moderation processes to shield users from harmful content. Photo: Reuters
Singapore

Singapore seeks ‘online safety’ rules to remove or block harmful social media content

  • Examples of content that could be blocked reportedly include viral social media challenges that encourage young people to perform dangerous stunts
  • The rules would push platforms to take greater responsibility for user safety and shield users from harmful content, said communications minister Josephine Teo

The rules would require social media platforms operating in Singapore to implement community standards and content moderation processes to shield users from harmful content. Photo: Reuters
The rules would require social media platforms operating in Singapore to implement community standards and content moderation processes to shield users from harmful content. Photo: Reuters
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